Congress says much of the cost of the guaranteed income scheme could come from savings made by cracking down on tax evasion and ensuring existing subsidies on staples such as food and fuel went only to those who qualified.
The RJD supremo, who is serving sentences in a number of fodder scam cases, vented his spleen through his official Twitter handle which is operated by his close aides.
Former finance minister P Chidambaram warned the NDA government against laying its hands on RBI reserves, saying it will have "catastrophic" economic consequences for the country.
Congress alleged that demonetisation was a "scam" to convert black money to white and asked the BJP to declare who is responsible for the "economic loss" caused by the Modi government's move.
On the second anniversary of demonetisation, the Congress alleged it was the "biggest scam" of independent India that should be probed and asserted that the people will punish Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "wreckless decision".
The BJP fired off 10 questions to the Congress on second anniversary of demonetisation, asking why its finds merit in protesting every "anti-corruption" measure of the Narendra Modi government and accusing it of "living in denial" despite a surge in GDP numbers.
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram accused the Narendra Modi government of trying to "capture" the Reserve Bank of India to tide over its fiscal crisis, warning that any such move would be "catastrophic".
Senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan described demonetisation as the "biggest mistake of the Modi government" and claimed that it resulted in the slowdown of the economy and rise in unemployment.
On the second anniversary of demonetisation, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal questioned the rationale behind the Modi government's note ban move and termed it as "a self inflicted deep wound" on the Indian economy.
Amid a political slugfest over the Rafale fighter jet deal, state-run HAL's Chairman and Managing Director R Madhavan said the aircraft manufacturing company is contending not to be an offset partner of any original equipment manufacturer.